Dental on Commercial is a locally owned and run practice in the heart of Pt Augusta, treating children 0-18 years, with a focus on giving back to the community. Practice owner Dianne has embraced the opportunity to utilise her knowledge and expertise by opening her own practice with over 25 years of experience providing professional and quality dental care to children in the public sector
The premises have been completely renovated and modernised with state-of the art dental equipment, featuring computerised dental program, digital Xrays and intra/extra oral cameras, which assist prompt diagnosis and treatment planning.
You will encounter quality, personalised care in a friendly and professional environment at Dental on Commercial. Staff are well qualified and have extensive experience working with children, even those who are less cooperative. In addition to dental therapist, Di George, you will also find popular local girl, Lauren Cross, oral health therapist, who will visit on a monthly basis. The rest of the team comprise of long term local residents, Karen Miller and Tahlia Bishop, who hold positions as dental assistants/receptionists.
Staff welcome the opportunity to integrate their services within the community, offering dental health education to early childhood centres, schools and community groups. All children are encouraged to be examined by dental professionals, from the time of eruption of their first tooth. This allows familiarity and acceptance of the dental environment, clinic, staff, and promotion of good oral health habits.
Many of the children of Port Augusta and outlying areas would be eligible for the Medicare, Child Dental Benefits Scheme, which funds up to $1000 of dental treatment over 2 years. The practice also accepts all private health funds with ‘no gap’ or out of pocket expenses with adequate cover. Clients who do not meet either of the above criteria are offered reduced Medicare fees, allowing affordable dental care.
The clinic is able to provide education, preventive services, mouthguards and restorative treatment, Monday-Friday, 8.30am – 4.30pm. Appointments are available in a timely manner, to accommodate work, school and busy schedules. Dental on Commercial look forward to servicing the community, and invite you to call 86 966315 , to arrange an appointment.